Alpraham & Tarporley

Bird flu outbreak near Tarporley in Cheshire West

Bird flu outbreak near Tarporley in Cheshire West

Two outbreaks of bird flu have been confirmed – one in Tarporley and one at Aldersley, near Tattenhall.

Both outbreaks are in Cheshire West, but close to the border with Cheshire East.

January 18, 2022
Tarporley choir Decibellas raises £2,500 for homeless charity

Tarporley choir Decibellas raises £2,500 for homeless charity

A South Cheshire choir has raised more than £2,500 for Chester’s homeless charity, Chester Aid to the Homeless (CATH), from their latest concert.

Decibellas, a choir for upper voices based in Tarporley, raised £2,554 for CATH through ticket sales and a bucket collection at their concert at St Boniface Church in Bunbury.

January 18, 2022
A51 trunk road at Wardle re-opens after 16-week closure

A51 trunk road at Wardle re-opens after 16-week closure

Council chiefs say highways engineers “worked tirelessly” to complete works on the busy A51 at Wardle near Nantwich which was closed for 16 weeks.

Work to stabilise 750 metres of carriageway began in August and required the complete closure of one of the busiest roads in the borough.

December 21, 2021
Woman trapped after van smash near Tarporley

Woman trapped after van smash near Tarporley

A woman had to be cut free from wreckage after a van and car crashed near Tarporley.

Fire crews were able to free the victim from a van which had collided with a car on the Kelsall Bypass.

December 8, 2021
New headteacher finds match at Calveley Primary Academy

New headteacher finds match at Calveley Primary Academy

It was a case of love at first sight for new Calveley Primary Academy headteacher Ray Rudd.

Ms Rudd has an impressive career in education, specialising in helping children with additional needs.

November 28, 2021
Tarporley shop team raise £2,000 in colleague’s memory

Tarporley shop team raise £2,000 in colleague’s memory

Two members of SPAR’s team in Tarporley have run the Race for Life in memory of a former colleague – raising more than £2,000 in the process.

Kim Holden, 54, and Penny Kenyon, 52, who are both shop assistants at the SPAR store, completed the 10k Delamere Forest Cancer Research UK Race For Life in memory of former colleague Alison Lightfoot.

November 2, 2021
Boughey staff step up to raise funds for Calveley Primary School

Boughey staff step up to raise funds for Calveley Primary School

Employees at Boughey Distribution near Nantwich have helped raise almost £1,500 for Calveley Primary School – by increasing their daily step count by at least 1,000 every day!

All additional steps were turned into cash credits by the company and helped raise an impressive £1,443 for the local village school.

October 17, 2021
Fire crews tackle tumble dryer blaze at Wardle house

Fire crews tackle tumble dryer blaze at Wardle house

Fire crews were called to tackle a tumble dryer fire at a property in Wardle, near Nantwich.

Householders had managed to drag the dryer into the garden from the house on Wardle Avenue at around 7am today (September 15).

September 15, 2021
A51 at Wardle to be closed for 16 WEEKS, says council

A51 at Wardle to be closed for 16 WEEKS, says council

Motorists are being warned of long diversions and disruption with the closure of the busy A51 at Wardle near Nantwich for up to 16 WEEKS.

The closure announced by Cheshire East Council is for major repair work to the road.

August 12, 2021
Covid “Beer Hero” pubs in Cheshire celebrated by Eddisbury MP Timpson

Covid “Beer Hero” pubs in Cheshire celebrated by Eddisbury MP Timpson

A number of Cheshire pubs have been awarded “COVID Community Hero status” for their work to support local communities throughout the pandemic.

The award is supported by a cross-party group of beer-loving MPs, including Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson.

June 7, 2021
Tarporley youngster wins Beaver naming competition

Tarporley youngster wins Beaver naming competition

A Tarporley youngster has won a Cheshire Wildlife Trust competition to come up with names for two beavers introduced back into the wild.

They will be called Rowan and Willow – despite some entries suggesting more comical names such as ‘Beaver McBeaverface’ and ‘Justin Beaver’!

April 12, 2021
Tarporley cancer patient to trek 240 miles for cancer charities

Tarporley cancer patient to trek 240 miles for cancer charities

A student from Tarporley who was diagnosed with advanced cancer the day before his 19th birthday, is set to walk 240 miles for two charities only a year after beginning his treatment.

Patrick Savage, 20, will walk from his university campus in London to The Christie hospital in Manchester where he was treated last year for Hodgkin’s lymphoma – a type of blood cancer.

March 29, 2021
Village school near Tarporley celebrates recovery plan

Village school near Tarporley celebrates recovery plan

Staff and parents at a small village school near Tarporley are celebrating a recovery plan which will help keep the school open.

Residents have campaigned to save Huxley CE Primary school and Cheshire West and Chester has now approved the recovery plan and the school is now ready for a new beginning.

March 7, 2021